Subject: Re: [boost] mingw use cases (Was: [build] bootstrap.sh is still broken)
From: Nathan Ridge (zeratul976_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-28 14:04:05
> Now time for next level of confusion - your patch touches bootstrap.sh but
> I don't really know how to execute it. Running it directly as "bootstrap.sh" obviously does not work,
> and I don't see any "sh" binary for "sh bootstrap.sh" to work. I notice that bootstrap.bat does not
> work either, even though I though it should pick mingw from PATH.
> So - what ways of using mingw do we want to have supported?
I have a very basic question: what is the difference between bootstrap.bat
and bootstrap.sh in terms of what they do? Obviously one is designed to
be run in cmd.exe and the other in a Unix shell (which on Windows can
be provided by Cygwin or MSYS or something else), but does it matter
which one I use?
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